OKRA or Lady Finger is a flowering plant known for its edible seed pods. It’s cultivated in warm and tropical climates.||1 KG
Ridge gourd is the fruit of a sub-tropical vine that belongs to the cucumber family and is native to central and eastern Asia, including the Indian subcontinent.||1 Kg
Lima beans or Indian Beans (Chikkudukaya) are a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber like most other legumes||1 Kg
Brinjal is a nightshade vegetable, like potatoes, tomatoes, and peppers. It originally comes from India and Asia.|
|Content||Basil, also called great basil, is a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae. Basil is native to tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia. It is a tender plant and is used in cuisines worldwide.
Basil may provide health benefits in the diet, as herbal medicine, and as an essential oil.
Traditional uses include the treatment of snakebites, colds, and inflammation within nasal passages — a common effect of colds, for example.
Basil provides some macronutrients, such as calcium and vitamin K, as well as a range of antioxidants.
|Radish||Okra or Lady Finger is low in calories and carbs and contains some protein and fiber. Many fruits and vegetables lack protein, which makes okra somewhat unique.
- Carbs: 7 grams
- Protein: 2 grams
- Fat: 0 grams
- Fiber: 3 grams
- Magnesium: 14% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Folate: 15% of the DV
- Vitamin A: 14% of the DV
- Vitamin C: 26% of the DV
- Vitamin K: 26% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 14% of the DV
|Ridge gourd nutrition is not the only source of the health benefits of ridge gourd as the entire plant is found to have considerable medicinal value. Occasionally, the leaves and flowers of the plant are also used in cooking. In addition to ridge gourd vegetable, ridge gourd seeds are also filled with health benefits.||Rich in plant protein, folate and several other vitamins and minerals. They’re also loaded with soluble fiber that can aid digestion and lower cholesterol levels
One cup (170 grams) of cooked beans has :
- Calories: 187 calories
- Carbs: 33 grams
- Fat: Less than 1 gram
- Protein: 13 grams
- Fiber: 9 grams
- Folate: 40% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Manganese: 36% of the DV
- Copper: 22% of the DV
- Phosphorous: 21% of the DV
- Magnesium: 18% of the DV
- Iron: 14% of the DV
- Potassium: 13% of the DV
- Thiamine (vitamin B1) and Zinc: 11% of the DV
|Brinjal is a nightshade vegetable, like potatoes, tomatoes, and peppers. It originally comes from India and Asia.
Nutrients per Serving
A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of eggplant has:
Protein: 1 gram
Fat: 0.2 grams
Carbohydrates: 6 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
A serving also has vitamins such as:
Folate: 22 micrograms
Vitamin A: 23 IUs
Vitamin C: 2.2 milligrams
Vitamin K: 3.5 micrograms|
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